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Japan through the looking glass

Author: Alan Macfarlane
Publisher: London : Profile, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Takes us on an exploration into the different aspects of Japanese society: from public to intimate. This title uncovers the multi-faceted nature of the country and people who are even more  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Macfarlane
ISBN: 9781861979674 1861979673
OCLC Number: 226976197
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xv, 256 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Companions on the journey --
Into the mirror --
Culture shock --
Wealth --
People --
Power --
Ideas --
Beliefs --
Out of the mirror.
Responsibility: Alan Macfarlane.

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Intelligent and engaging ... an excellent book for anyone with an interest in Japanese culture. * Sunday Telegraph * An elegantly arranged narrative that takes in everything from the mythical roots Read more...

 
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